We chatted with BottomLine about how a small player like Bessie can compete in the big market of food. "Knowing your customer, doing the customer discovery, and just talking to your customers…it’s such a simple thing, but knowing their pain points and what they like has been our biggest lesson." - Shanika Abeysinghe
BottomLine asks Bessie founders what's for dinner? And more!
We chatted with BottomLine about how a small player like Bessie can compete in the big market of food. "Knowing your customer, doing the customer discovery, and just talking to your customers…it’s such a simple thing, but knowing their pain points and what they like has been our biggest lesson."...
Bessie given a platform in Community Now
Calgary is a place where community matters. Platform Calgary is dedicated to helping startups like us diversify and grow Calgary's economy. Community Now introduces Bessie (and other Platform Calgary startups) with their latest issue.
LOVEYYC Day—Bessie's fav Calgary things
Our local YYC favs on LOVEYYC day. Discount alert! The Bessie team love spending our time (and $ hehe!) at local Calgary attractions! Read below for each of our Bessie team member's local YYC favs.
Business-ing Small, Winning Big
The truth is small businesses have it tough. Amazon and Wal-Mart make it hard to compete for the masses...but the personal love and care that Bessie (and others) pack into our product is worth it! Ask Bessie for a surprise. We'll get you one.
Happy Thanksgiving from Bessie
As we reflected on the last few months—the late nights, the early mornings, the mistakes and the wins—we couldn't help but feel grateful to have someone like you in our corner. Together, we are building a community that shares love and memories over food.
Bessie joins Junction with Platform Calgary
Think of Bessie as a giant puzzle. The pieces are the components that make up our business, and Platform Calgary’s Junction program is guiding us on how to put it all together. To bring back the human connection to our food, we must ground ourselves in the local community of...
Bessie joins the Trade Accelerator Program (TAP)
TAP is a 4-day innovative program that helps companies go global, facilitated by Calgary Economic Development. The program helps companies who want to enter the international market prepare for their first (of many) exports.
Bessie Says Goodbye to Our First Intern
Homer worked on an agile team to create great customer experiences at scale. He worked with Spencer Kerber to create an app using python/flask, PostgreSQL, and Twilio APIs to send personalized SMS messages to customers.
Bessie was featured by Poolside Podcast!
Episode 074: Finding sustainability and radical transparency in the meat industry. We talked to Calgary small business owner and local influencer, Rachel Antony about food, farmers, and living in community.Listen to the rest of the interview on iTunes here.
Bessie was profiled by Dropbox!
"The value of family, the value of community, [these] are the things that are worth fighting for and bringing forward into your every day life." Bessie delivering meat to a city near you.